Easy Baked Beef, Bean and Corn Quesadillas
Ingredients icon 7 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings
Time icon 35 to 40 minutes


  • 1 pound Ground Beef (95% lean)

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 cup prepared salsa

  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed, drained

  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, defrosted, drained well

  • 8 small flour tortillas (6 to 7-inch diameter)

  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced fat Cheddar cheese or Mexican cheese blend


  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings; season with salt and pepper, as desired.

  2. Stir in salsa, beans and corn; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until thickened and heated through.

  3. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray. Arrange 4 tortillas on baking sheet, overlapping slightly, if necessary. Sprinkle 1/2 of cheese evenly over tortillas. Spoon beef mixture evenly over cheese; top with remaining cheese and tortillas.
    Spray top tortillas with cooking spray.

  4. Bake in 400°F oven 11 to 13 minutes or until quesadillas are lightly browned and edges are crisp. Cut into wedges to serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving (using 93% ground beef): 465 calories; 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat); 97 mg cholesterol; 1072 mg sodium; 42 g carbohydrate; 3.3 g fiber; 39 g protein; 8.4 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 3.1 mcg vitamin B12; 5.4 mg iron; 38.6 mcg selenium; 7.6 mg zinc; 101.5 mg choline.

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